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Meet the Ancient Greeks - Mini Plays by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five plays with six characters in each.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (with run times around 10 minutes) for a school class studying The Ancient Greeks (English National Curriculum Key Stages 1 & 2, Units 14 and 15, 'The Ancient Greeks'). No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisFive different short plays with an Ancient Greek theme, covering The Gods, War, the Olympics, Theatre and the Arts.
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The Mystery Gift by Bill Tordoff and David Doughan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 15. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 31. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy to be performed by children (probably a whole class performance). No scenery, but requires a wooden horse (which need not be realistic!)
SynopsisA comedy based on the Trojan wars: It's Greeks against Trojans in the cup final. After a string of indecisive results, the Greeks attempt to win by subterfuge.
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Odysseus and the Cyclops by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Cast numbers are very flexible. The chorus is nominally the 12 great gods of Ancient Greece. The 'characters' include soldiers (nominally 3) and sheep (nominally 4)
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play for kids in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.) Includes the violence inherent in the story!
SynopsisThe tale of Odysseus and the Cyclops (from Homer's Odyssey) told as a short play for children, in the style of an Ancient Greek play.
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Oedipus - Swollen Foot by Graham Milton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools - ideal as a classroom or assembly piece.
SynopsisA light-hearted, accessible take on the Greek myth. Oedipus gradually discovers he has killed his father and married his mother. He learns how one cannot avoid fate, however hard one tries, and that great fortune is often followed by great misfortune.
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The Olympian Myths by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute, large cast play for schools in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.)
SynopsisA brief introduction to some of the gods of Greek legend
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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Perseus and Medusa by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. The chorus is nominally 12 people (representing the gods of Ancient Greece). Only one of the three Gorgons speaks, likewise only one of the three Graces.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, large cast school play, in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.)
SynopsisA retelling of the classic myth with rhyming chorus and hideous Gorgons.
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Perseus and Medusa - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScores for 7 songs (including reprises) plus overture are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne act musical for kids - a humorous treatment in modern (American) English of ancient Greek myth.
SynopsisPerseus has been given a challenge by the King: he must find and behead the gorgon Medusa, and bring the head back for the King's wedding day. Along the way he will meet gray sisters, nymphs, the gorgon herself and maybe even the woman he will marry...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Perseus and the Gorgon's Head by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. Twenty-three speaking roles plus non-speaking builders. Very flexible casting, with lots of opportunities for doubling (Perseus, for example, could bear an uncanny resemblance to his father!)
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. (One-act in length, four acts in structure.) A retelling of Greek myth. No set requirements.
SynopsisDanae and her son Perseus are thrown out of Argos. (The play doesn't say where they do their shopping after that.) They are washed-up on the island of Seriphos, where King Polydectes has designs on Danae. To get rid of Perseus, Polydectes sends him on a quest to bring back the head of the Gorgon Medusa. With help from unlikely quarters (gods, the Delphic Oracle, that sort of thing), Perseus succeeds. Pausing only to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, he returns to Seriphos and fulfils his destiny with a javelin.
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Sic Notus Ulixes? by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Whilst all bar Circe are written male, the author would be happy with any liberties taken with gender - and, in any case, what evidence do we have that Homer was male?
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous Homeric epic in a fifteen minute play aimed at beginners' classes in Latin!
SynopsisThree scenes from the story of Ulysses' homecoming translated from the original Greek (*) and thoroughly mangled and distorted for dramatic presentation. Narrated by the original poet himself.
* Whilst the above summary notes the translation from Greek, it does not note what it is translated into. In this case, it's Latin (which itself is translated - or at least clarified - into English by the narrator).
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